Puketeraki Marae in Karitane and Otakou Marae have been holding Te Reo
Maori language activities suitable for all levels from beginners in
the language to the more advanced. Of course children are most welcome
and we have special activities for our young ones.
All people in our communities of Karitane, Waikouaiti and Warrington
and Waitati are most welcome.
The course started in August. Dates for the remainder of this year are
13 - 14 October at Puketeraki Marae, Karitane
17 - 18 November at Puketeraki Marae, Karitane
It is intended to carry these on into 2008 on a regular basis.
These weekends start on Friday nights at 6pm with a
chance for everyone to get together. The weekend courses start 9am
Saturday and finish 2pm Sunday. Costs are $15 per person and $30 per
In 2008 Te Wananga o Aotearoa is interested in running their Te Ara
Reo programme in Karitane. All they require for this free course is to
have 20 students. This course runs for a year and is held one night a
For more info or to book your place contact Te Kore Chisholm: Phone
465 7300, Cell 027 449 5488, Email tereo @ puketeraki . co . nz
by Te Kore Chisholm
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